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The football season this Sunday with Super Bowl 50. Either the Broncos or the Panthers will leave as champions in a game that could be the last ride of Peyton Manning.

Thursday, Feb. 4

College basketball (8-10 p.m., SECN): The No. 11 MSU Lady Bulldogs hit the road to face the LSU Lady Tigers.

Friday, Feb. 5

Documentary (8-10 p.m., ESPN2): ESPN Films presents "30 for 30: Four Falls of Buffalo," a documentary about the Buffalo Bills' four straight Super Bowl losses.

Saturday, Feb. 6

College basketball (5-7 p.m., ESPN2): Mississippi State University hits the road to face a strong Louisiana State University squad. ... College basketball (7-9 p.m., ESPNU): The University of Mississippi tries to gain ground in the SEC as it hosts Vanderbilt.

Sunday, Feb. 7

NFL (5:30-9 p.m., CBS): Super Bowl 50 kicks off between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers.

Monday, Feb. 8

College basketball (6-8 p.m., ESPN): Two traditional powers, Duke and Louisville, meet as both are having down seasons by their standards.

Tuesday, Feb. 9

College basketball (8-10 p.m., SECN): MSU hosts Arkansas State. ... College basketball (8-10 p.m., ESPNU): UM heads southeast to face the University of Florida on the road.

Wednesday, Feb. 10

College basketball (6-8 p.m., SECN): Texas A&M, the best in the SEC and possible Final Four team, faces Alabama on the road.

This will be the eighth Super Bowl appearance for the Broncos and the second Super Bowl appearance for the Panthers. Denver is 2-5 in previous Super Bowls, and Carolina is 0-1 after its previous trip back in 2003.

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